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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. it is sponsored by code.org. here is president obama. >> learning these skills are not only important for your future but for our country's future. if you want america to stay on the cutting edge, we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs including this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook a happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. >> joining us from san francisco is the cofounder of code.org. ali partovi. besides that from mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. you mentioned earlier that we are lagging in math and
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
margins have fallen. milking big data could be the key. >> this is a new science. we are trying to understand that. raji arasu is the chief technology officer. >> where we are taking it to the next level is what that consumers might be intending to do. >> for years i bought tickets from a site called mr. ticket. but stubhub sets the market is like a new york stock exchange and nasdaq. >> mr. ticket's phone is ringing off the hook. [laughter] >> it has really sucked up the industry. >> it is time for the bwest byte. >> there are so many ideas of what ebay is. it is constantly inventing stuff. >> steve said they have specifically filed 35 patents that are pending. >> we did a piece early in the program of the culture of people who are hired here. >> what kind of patents? >> i do not know the specifics. there are young people who are highly motivated and they get the pace of the ebay story. by the way when they learn it is not necessarily an auction, when they think about the ways for commerce to be facilitated by 2014, what are some things they could be cooking on -- >> how many pate
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
margins. be the key data may to improving. >> this is a new science. we are trying to understand it. buyers are buying things already. data. understanding what they might be intending to do. interesting stuff. it is just her medically changed the ticket business. ticket resellers and scalpers. >> thank you, cory. ebay's marketplace is still the core of the business. how are they keeping their digital business booming? that is next. >> the core of the business is still the ebay marketplace. how is ebay making it better? jon erlichman is back with more in that. >> you're right about that. the marketplace is half the revenue and two thirds of the operating income. i found myself curious. what is the guy that runs the marketplace buying this year? >> game consoles. we are the world's biggest store. >> i asked that because you are what doesdata-driven. the average shopper by? are there any major businesses between the competitive layers out there? >> it is the world's largest store. there are a half million items for sale. what we do see during the holidays as it becomes very deals drive
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
presents you a smart questionnaire. science,k with serious with the idea of how do you put a doctor's examining room into your smart phone? >> what about the risks of self- diagnosis and misdiagnosis? now that all of this information is available online, people read stuff and think that's what i have. and maybe they don't. >> that's a great point. there is over a billion searches every month for health information. but even because it's broad- based, i might type in the term heart and get the band before i get the anatomy. there's a lot of information on the web and content is not up dated. one of the goals is to use a questionnaire, and take the medical literature that has been written, put it into a database and do pattern recognition so you can create guided search. let me ask you questions you would not think to ask yourself. based on the medical literature, here is probably what you have. betteragnosis hopefully prepares you for your time with the doctor. >> you are not a shareholder in web m.d. anymore. why would you want to create something that competes with the compa
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
science. we're trying to step up and understand that. >> raji arasu is the chief technology officer. >> we know the buyers' buying patterns already. we're taking it to the next level by understanding the click rate. what they might intend to do. it is not about selling one ticket per second. >> interesting stuff. it has dramatically changed the ticket business. >> we all know about that. thank you, cory. payment power may be taking off. the marketplace is still the core of the company. how are they keeping their digital shopping business booming? that is next. ♪ >> welcome back to a special edition of "bloomberg west." i'm emily chang. while ebay's payments business is clearly booming, the core of the company is still in its ebay marketplace. as more retailers offer their own marketplace, how are they making their marketplace better? jon erlichman is back with more. >> you are right about that. the marketplace is more than half of the revenue. two thirds of the operating income. the guy who runs the business -- i found myself wondering what he was buying this holiday season. >> ga
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